Yufang Shi#


Yufang Shi
Membership Number:5358
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Elected:2020
ORCID:0000-0001-8964-319X
Homepage: http://english.sinh.cas.cn/people/gvp/201809/t20180926_197816.html



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2019 - present Professor and Secretary of the TOR Centre of Excellence, University of Rome Tor Vergata;
  • 2020.3 - present Dean/Distinguished Professor, Medical School of Kunming University of Science and Technology;
  • 2014.9 - present Vice President, The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University;
  • 2014.7 - present Director/Distinguished Professor, Soochow University Institutes for Translational Medicine;
  • 2010 - present Editor-in-Chief, Cell Death Disease (www.nature.com/cddis); Editorial Office in Rome, Italy;
  • 2008.7 - present Professor, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS);
  • 2008.7 - 2014.7 Director/Professor, Institute of Health Sciences, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (CAS);
  • 2003.7 - 2020.2 Tenured Full Professor and University Professor, Robert W. Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University;
  • 2001.8 - 2003.6 Tenured Associate Professor, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey, UMDNJ;
  • 1995.7 - 2001.8 Assistant Professor and Tenured Associate Professor (with 20% effort), George Washington University;
  • 1995.2 - 2001.8 Scientist I and Tenured Scientist II, Holland Laboratory of the American Red Cross

Fields of Scholarship
  • Mesenchymal stromal/stem cells (MSCs) and immune regulation
  • Clinical standardization and application of Mesenchymal stromal/stem cells in inflammatory diseases
  • MSCs and tumor microenvironment
  • Activation-induced cell death (AICD) in T cells and Neuro-immune regulation
  • Stress-and opioid-induced immunosuppression

Honours and Awards
  • 2019 Distinguished Professor, University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • 2019 Chair of Rector's medical genetics advisory committees of University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • 2019 Adjunct professor of University of Bern
  • 2016 Award for Excellence in Translational Stem Cell Research, Chinese Society of Cell Biology
  • 2012 Award for Excellence in Contribution to the Society, the All-China Federation of Overseas Chinese,China
  • 2010 - 2019 Committee Chair of the Chinese National 973 Research Plan on Reproduction and Development
  • 2001 University Professor, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • 1999 Outstanding Young Scholar, Chinese Natural Science Foundation

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